Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow

 

By: By Ashiknaz Khokhar

International Women’s Day (IWD) was first celebrated in 1975 by UNO. Historically this idea was proposed in 1910 by a lady Clara Zetkin, when she was addressing an international women’s conference in Copenhagen where 100 women from 17 countries unanimously agreed to her proposal. It was a time when women were getting the right to vote. At that time they raised their voice for shorter work hours and for better salaries.

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